PLANNING SYSTEM

Ebbsfleet Cross, new homes,

Ebbsfleet Cross development set for new homes

Bellway Homes has been given the go-ahead by the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation for the development of new homes on Ebbsfleet Cross.
planning reforms, substandard housing,

Planning reforms will lead to substandard housing, says RIBA

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has expressed significant concerns in its response to the government consultation on planning reforms.
regeneration programme,

£10m regeneration programme for North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire Council is set to launch a multi-million pound regeneration of its Council housing estates.
oneprogramme

Clients and consultants collaborate for change at Seddon

Elecosoft is helping Seddon to deliver an innovative digital initiative to every area of its work.
sheffield development site

Mace announces sale of Sheffield development site

The development site in the North West of Sheffield's City Centre has been sold to Cassidy Group.
planning regulations, Persimmon,

Persimmon fined for breaching planning regulations

Persimmon Homes has been fined after construction workers were found to be working on a Sunday morning, breaching planning regulations.
Anglia Square, urban renewal,

Planning granted for £300m Anglia Square regeneration

Housebuilder Weston Homes, together with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has received a Resolution to Grant planning permission for their proposals to regenerate Anglia Square in Norwich.
Blackhorse Point,

TfL and Barratt get the green light for Blackhorse Point development

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it has been given the go-ahead to start building hundreds of new homes working with Barratt London as part of its Property Partnership Framework.
North Star Village,

£270m North Star Village gets the green light in Swindon

Developer SevenCapital has been granted full planning consent for phase 1 of the £270m North Star Village in Swindon.
Commonwealth Games village, Lendlease,

Lendlease awarded Birmingham Commonwealth Games village

Birmingham City Council has announced the appointment of Lendlease as principal contractor to deliver the Commonwealth Games athletes village.
Raysnford Review

Raynsford Review highlights some RTPI core issues

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has welcomed the Raynsford Review report, published today by the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA).
Raynsford Review, planning,

Raynsford Review: Planning reduced to “chaotic patchwork” of responsibilities

In a landmark assessment of the English planning system, former housing minister Nick Raynsford has warned that planning has been reduced to a “chaotic patchwork” of responsibilities which is not compatible with promoting the health, wellbeing and civil rights of communities.
digital technology

RTPI urges planners to embrace digital technology

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and Future Cities Catapult have urged the planning profession to strongly consider more use of digital technology.
high streets

To create liveable locations, we need vibrant high streets

Martin Feakes UK Buildings Market Director at Ramboll takes a close look at the Government’s budget announcement to invest £675m into revitalising our high streets

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